WSO2, a leader in comprehensive middleware platforms for enabling service-oriented architecture (SOA) and composite application development and deployment, today announced its strategic partnership with Wipro Technologies, the global information technology, consulting and outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (WIT) to offer open source middleware solutions and provide value-added services to customers. In this partnership, Wipro and WSO2 will work together to develop innovative solutions and take them to market. WSO2’s award-winning platforms include the WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware platform and WSO2 Stratos cloud middleware platform, which are based on the same code to enable a seamless migration between on-premise and the cloud. All WSO2 software products are released under the Apache License 2.0, and they do not carry any licensing fees. World-class production support from WSO2 ensures that users can run mission-critical applications on the platforms with confidence. “Wipro's alliance with WSO2 further extends our leadership in the area of open source integration. It will enable us to provide innovative solutions leveraging capabilities of WSO2 open source middleware platforms,” said Wipro Vice-President, Enterprise Business Integration Krishnakumar N. Menon. “We are excited to partner with WSO2 in delivering state-of-the-art solutions that meet the demands faced by global enterprises today.” “Enterprise customers are increasingly demanding open source alternatives to entrenched middleware players to gain access to the forward edge of innovation. This is increasingly seen in areas such as cloud, mobile computing, social media, big data, real-time analytics, API management, and ecosystem enablement. The ground-breaking features of the WSO2 middleware platform fit the bill perfectly,” said WSO2 Vice President, Business Development and Product Design Jonathan Marsh. “This partnership is a win-win for our customers, and we will work jointly to address the growing demand for open source solutions. The joint aim is simple: customer delight!” Wipro is a partner of choice for many enterprises across industry segments for their integration and middleware needs. Wipro’s Enterprise Business Integration Practice has been rated amongst Leaders in SOA and integration by industry analysts in North America as well as EMEA.